Iran’s Mahan Air to launch Tehran-Lahore flights from Dec 18
Iran’s Mahan Air has announced two weekly flights between Tehran and Lahore from December 18. According to Iranian state...
Modric latest La Liga player to be accused of tax fraud
Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has been accused by Spanish prosecutors of tax fraud of up to 870,728 euros...
North Korea tests most advanced missile yet; US mainland in range
North Korea test fired its most advanced intercontinental ballistic yet on Wednesday, putting the US mainland within range and...
No Need to Repay Gifts- Ishaq Dar
Finance Minister Senator Ishaq Dar on Wednesday said that the $1.5 billion grant  was given to Pakistan  as a gift by “a friendly country”for which there is no need for repayment. The “gift”  contributed to a sharp recovery of the Pakistani rupee, which rose to a nine-month high of 97.40 from 105.40... Read more
Street Child World Cup tries to makes a difference
The first edition of the Street Child World Cup was staged in South Africa ahead of the 2010 World Cup and featured Brazil, South Africa, Nicaragua, Ukraine, India, the Philippines, Tanzania and a team from England.The first edition of the Street Child World Cup was staged in South Africa... Read more
Crown Prince says world betrayed Syrian opposition
The Saudi Crown Prince Salman said “the international community has let down the Syrian opposition” He called on the Arab League to grant Syria’s seat at the summit to the Syrian National Coalition. “There is a legitimate resistance in Syria that was betrayed by the international community and left... Read more
Outraged Kenyans sympathize with infant injured in Mombasa shootout
13-year-old Moses Gift had gone to Joy Repentance and Moses Gift in Likoni, Mombasa with his one-year-old brother, Satrin Osinya. What began as an ordinary Sunday service soon turned tragic as unknown gunmen stormed into the church and sprayed bullets at the congregation. Six were killed, and dozens were... Read more
Three air force generals arrested in Venezuela
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced the arrest of three air force generals accused of plotting a coup.The government  claimed they were in league with opposition politicians against the background of the country’s continuing civil unrest.Weeks of violence during anti-government protests have left 36 people dead.Hardline protesters are demanding... Read more
Election rigged in PP136 declares Election Tribunal
An Election Tribunal on Wednesday declared annulled elections at PP 136 of  Punjab provincial assembly. At PP136 Col. (Rtd) Shujaat Ali of the Pakistan Muslim League (N) won May 2013 elections. However, independent candidate Mohammad Wakeel filed an application, stating that the elections were rigged. After the judicial inquiry,... Read more
Top IM terrorist  sent to police custody
Top Indian Mujahideen (IM) operative Tehsin Akhtar alias Monu was remanded in police custody till April 2 by an Indian court here Wednesday.Akhtar was produced here before a judge, who handed his custody to police till April 2.Akhtar, outlawed IM’s current chief of Indian operations and is an expert... Read more
TTP Govt. Peace talks currently under way….
The peace negotiations have began as the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) intermediaries and the government negotiators reached North Waziristan to meet the TTP Political Shura on today as par news reports. The negotiators travelled to Miranshah via a helicopter from Peshawar and then proceeded to an undisclosed location to meet... Read more
Sindh high court extremely angry with Govt. Failure in Thar
The Sindh High Court expressed extreme displeasure over the provincial government failure to supply food and relief to the people in drought-hit parts of Tharparkar,  and  directed the authorities concerned to request army aviation and other departments to airlift relief goods to the 22,758 families who are still without... Read more
Turkey and Twitter

Turkey and Twitter

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Last summer Turkey’s Prime Minister called Twitter “a menace to society”. He has now shut it down. In doing so he has put his country in the same category as Iran and China. Even in Raul Castro’s Cuba and Alexander Lukashenko’s Belarus the micro-blogging site, while monitored, has not... Read more
Coldplay bassist Berryman engaged
The 35-year-old is said to have proposed to Gerrits, 23, last month.”They’re really in love and are already planning to get married in a secret location,” according to a friend.Berryman’s bandmates will attend the wedding along with their partners, but the couple is keen that their romantic ceremony should... Read more
David S. Goyer chats about scripting ’Man of Steel 2’
According to American media reports ‘Batman vs Superman’ screenwriter David S. Goyer says he “exactly” knows what fans subconsciously want to see in the highly-anticipated sequel. In a recent interview with Comic Book Resources, Goyer was quoted as saying, “I’m paraphrasing Steve Jobs, it’s like you don’t give the... Read more
International Pakistani footballer Jabbar passes away
Former international footballer Abdul Jabbar died here early Tuesday morning. He was laid to rest at the Mewa Shah graveyard in Lyari at 11am. He was the teammate of former popular international striker Ali Nawaz Baloch. He represented Pakistan in the international circuit in 1970s. Pakistan Football Federation (PFF)... Read more
UN Human Rights Office disturbed Over Mass Death Penalty In Egypt
The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said it was “deeply alarmed” by Monday’s death penalty imposed by an Egyptian court on 529 supporters of former President Mohamed Morsi following a mass trial.Deputy UN spokesman Farhan Haq said at a daily news briefing on Tuesday... Read more